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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Kaikoura was the first stop on our recent honeymoon in New Zealand and we couldn't have picked a better place to stay. Beautiful rooms with stunning rooms, great hospitality (Quentin & Jane (and Jack!) were so welcoming, going out of their way to help us make the most of our time in Kaikoura) and cooking up literally the BEST homecooked...

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your brilliant review. We are glad staying with us started your honeymoon off well and we wish you both all the best for a very happy life together.

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Impressive seaview, tidy room, very good breakfast, very friendly and easy-going hosts - including Jack the Border terrier. Good location to reach the restaurants and whale watching. Absolutely nothing to complain about!

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

So glad you loved our stunning sea views and that Jack did a good job of being an easy going host!

Buonconvento
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Complimentary wine or beer, good Wi-Fi, bath-robes, a comfortable bed, excellent breakfasts and friendly and informative hosts. What more could one ask for? We would recommend Nikau Lodge without hesitation.

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your well put recommendation!!

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 1 April 2013 via mobile

Great cosy place with excellent hosts who are extremely knowledgable on the area. Views are spectacular! Breakfasts are huge so wake up with an appetite. You easily park the car at the lodge and walk into town for dinner.

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review. We agree our views are spectacular. It is stunning this morning with a fresh coating of snow on the mountains.

Northampton
Reviewed 26 March 2013

We stayed for 3 nights in Nikau Lodge and can only reiterate the comments of other reviewers. This is a 5 star B&B which ticks all the boxes. Quentin and Jane are brilliant hosts with a very friendly relaxed approach which makes you feel as if you are staying with old friends. The accommodation is beautifully kept and spacious with...

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay and that our porridge met the Scottish approval (however I don't think my grandma Wilson would have approved of the fruit and honey in it!). We absolutely agree with you about having a longer stay in Kaikoura. 3 nights seems to be a good time to stay, to fit in boat trips, walks and...

Montpelier, Vermont
Reviewed 23 March 2013

We loved staying at this comfortable and clean B&B. Truly, it’s probably the best B&B we’ve ever stayed in. Breakfast was amazing. Quentin and Jane provided a menu each night from which we could choose the next day’s breakfast. They had a range of hot and cold offerings, and you could eat as much as you wanted of each. Among...

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your amazing review. So glad you enjoyed the breakfasts we provide. We both enjoy cooking.

Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2013

We only had 1 night stay at The Nikau. That was a pity because it was very enjoyable. The hosts Quentin and Jane were very friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. The location is good you can easily walk into town. The breakfast was excellent. Our room - The Dolphin had a brilliant view.

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

There is a lot to see and do in Kaikoura so we do agree with you that it is good to stay longer than 1 night. Thank you so much for the fantastic review.

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 March 2013

Very nice and comfortable place to stay. The rooms were really nice with a very comfortable bed! We loved how we were looked after and the breakfast was amazing. Defintely would go back there again next time we are in Kaikoura! Easy to walk into town as well

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. It will be great to see you again next time you are down this way.

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2013

As with all the best B&Bs, the hosts are what make this place special and Quentin and Jane spare no effort to give you a good stay, with Quentin in particular proving to be a lively character. The welcome and constant attention were much appreciated and made for a very happy stay, enhanced by the chance to relax in their...

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed Quentin's hosting style! It is a shame the guests next door chose to shower at 6.30am. Thank you for the review.

East Kilbride, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at Nikau Lodge. Jane and Quentin are lovely people, so generous and welcoming and they work really hard to make your stay a relaxing and easy one. The Lodge has a wonderful aspect, above the town, with two paths nearby taking you to the West End or to the Esplanade by foot in less than...

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad you felt relaxed at Nikau Lodge; that is certainly our aim. Thank you very much for the great review.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated 10 minutes walk from Kaikoura's main town centre, Nikau Lodge has magnificent views of the Kaikoura Mountain Range and the Ocean. Come relax in the lounge, unwind in the garden or just come for a good nights rest. Continental and Full Cooked Breakfast using fresh local produce is served to you in the morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nikau Lodge

Address: 53 Deal Street | close to State Hwy 1, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: RM854 - RM854 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Nikau Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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